Want to Change the World? It starts at home…

2018-02-15T17:41:30+00:00 February 17th, 2018|

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family Well, it's been a bit of a week, hasn't it?   Valentine's Day, Ash Wednesday, and the senseless tragedy in Florida that has left us all reeling —all on the same day — it's certainly been an emotional roller coaster. And it's left many of us feeling that something needs [...]

Deeper Family Connections Through a Board Meeting?? YES!!

2018-02-08T11:58:14+00:00 February 10th, 2018|

Note from the editor:  We are so excited to introduce you to Jim Sheils, author of this week's guest post.  Jim has been called the “Crazy Glue” for families, especially entrepreneur families. His popular Family Board Meeting strategy is helping thousands of parents worldwide to deepen their family relationships.  Jim is an avid surfer and enjoys [...]

Family Meal Time: It’s about so much more than the food!

2018-01-22T15:42:22+00:00 January 27th, 2018|

by Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director Ziglar Family There are countless things that I worry about doing "wrong" as a parent, from how I manage my girls' technology usage to whether I'm doing enough to teach them how to survive in the 'real world' when it gets here (sooner than I am ready for!). One thing [...]

7 Effects of Technology Addiction on Kids (and How to Overcome It)

2018-01-18T13:53:18+00:00 January 20th, 2018|

by Jenifer Truitt, Executive Director of Ziglar Family Smartphones, tablets, or the Internet can be addictive because their use can trigger the release of the brain chemical dopamine to alter mood — which is exactly what drugs and alcohol do.  That's a pretty sobering thought, isn't it? (No pun intended.) And just like with alcohol [...]

Teens and Technology: What We’ve Learned from Parenting in the Digital Age

2018-01-13T13:47:24+00:00 January 13th, 2018|

In this week's Ziglar Family blog, we're going a little bit rogue, and instead of sharing written thoughts, we're sharing video! (So I guess that makes this a Vlog instead of a Blog?) Recently we've been hearing from many of our Ziglar Family community members with topics they'd like to see discussed here, and one [...]

3 Practical Action Tips for Parents of Strong-Willed Children

2018-02-09T11:56:17+00:00 January 6th, 2018|

Editor's note:  This post comes from a resource created by renowned pediatrician, Dr. Meg Meeker, exclusively for Ziglar Family.  For more from Dr. Meeker, check out her video from our most recent 7 Day Challenge!  Trying to parent strong-willed children can often be enough to make even the most patient parents lose their cool. How [...]

Map Your Route to Family Success in 2018!

2017-12-28T18:49:30+00:00 December 30th, 2017|

by Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family Happy New Year!  We've finally arrived—it’s 2018 and the slate is clean, so it’s time to start mapping out some goals for the new year. The vast majority of families that I encounter say that after faith, family is the most important thing in their lives.  If that’s the [...]

Living a Life of Purpose: 5 Lessons from a Holiday Classic

2017-12-20T22:37:20+00:00 December 23rd, 2017|

Note from the Editor: This week we welcome back guest blogger Kevin Monroe, who has a special holiday message to share with our Ziglar Family community.   When was the last time you saw something familiar in a new light? It's like suddenly seeing in three dimensions that which you had previously only seen in two. [...]

Want to make better decisions?

2017-12-05T15:23:15+00:00 December 9th, 2017|

Note from Mark Timm, CEO Ziglar Family: I recently had the privilege of being a guest on Kevin Monroe’s Higher Purpose podcast. Kevin believes people who find and fulfill their God-given higher purpose have more fun, experience greater fulfillment, and make the world better and brighter for everyone else. It is those beliefs that energize [...]